As Arizona coronavirus cases surge from early reopening, Indigenous nations suffer not only more COVID-19 but also the blame

Tribal lands are hot spots for COVID-19 infections and deaths. Racism is one of the reasons.

Sonja Michal Smith, Graduate student, Socio-Cultural Anthropology, Northern Arizona University • conversation
June 30, 2020 ~10 min

Tags:  covid-19  coronavirus  pandemic  indigenous-people  george-floyd  arizona

How indigenous people in the Amazon are coping with the coronavirus pandemic

The lockdown may be a greater worry than the disease itself.

JM Pedersen, Honorary Research Fellow, Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience, Coventry University • conversation
April 27, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: covid-19 coronavirus south-america brazil viruses indigenous-people amazonia

Coronavirus: Europeans introduced devastating novel diseases to the Indigenous Americas – here's what the survivors learned

When colonisers invaded the Americas, they brought with them waves of new diseases. This legacy continues to impact Indigenous communities.

Felice S. Wyndham, Research Affiliate, School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford • conversation
April 1, 2020 ~9 min

Tags:  health  covid-19  coronavirus  indigenous  indigenous-people

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